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39 Inside Counselors

  • Adam Kahane
    Adam is the author of Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities. Adam Kahane is a founding partner of Generon Consulting and of the Global Leadership Initiative.
  • Adi Da
    Adi Da [claims] he is the God-Man Promised for the "late" or "dark" time. He is Da—"the One Who Gives". And What He Gives is the Yoga, or Way, of Infinite "Brightening".
  • Alex Grey
    Alex is taking a stunning stand: there is a God, there is Spirit, there is a transcendental Ground and Goal of human development and unfolding.
  • Allan Combs
    Allan is a Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies at the Integral University, a member of The General Evolution Research Group & the Integral Institute.
  • Andrew Cohen
    Twenty-first-century mystic, spiritual teacher, visionary thinker, acclaimed author, and founder of What Is Enlightenment? magazine.
  • Art Kleiner
    Art is the author of Who Really Matters: The Core Group Theory of Power, Privilege and Success.
  • Bert Parlee
    Bert is Chief of Staff of Ken Wilber's Integral Institute, Co-Trainer of Spiral Dynamics with Don Beck and Management Consultant and Principal Partner of Integral Development Associates.
  • Betty Sue Flowers
    Betty is also a poet, editor, and business consultant, with publications ranging from poetry therapy to the economic myth, including two books of poetry and four television tie-in books in collaboration with Bill Moyers, among them, Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth.
  • Bill Torbert
    Bill is known as a transformational leader, teacher, consultant, and scholar who has pioneered Developmental Action Inquiry, a practice that interweaves expanding personal awareness, leading organizational change, and assessing outcomes scientifically.
  • Bono
    Bono (BAH'-noh) Paul was originally nicknamed "Bono Vox" by his friend, Guggi, a high school cohort who stole it from a hearing aid store on O'Connell Street in Dublin. Fittingly enough, the original moniker meant "good voice" in cockeyed Latin. Paul later shortened it to Bono, which remains his name to this day.
  • Brian Arthur
    Arthur is one of the pioneers of the new science of complexity. His main interests are the economics of high technology; how business evolves in an era of high technology; cognition in the economy; and financial markets.
  • Brian Eno
    Brian Peter George St. Jean le Baptiste de la Salle Eno He is a British electronic musician, music theorist and record producer. As a solo artist, he is probably best known as the father of ambient music. Eno first came to prominence as the keyboardist and sonic wizard of the 1970s art rock band Roxy Music.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce was Born in 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario. Many of his songs are political, the results of his travels and activism. He is honorary chair of Friends of the Earth. He is also a Christian, as are many of his fans. Indeed, his fans are quite diverse, including Christians, political leftists, avid guitarists.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Frederick Springsteen September 23, 1949 His eloquence in expressing ordinary, everyday problems has earned him a huge fan base. His most famous albums, Born to Run and Born in the U.S.A., epitomize his penchant for writing about the struggles of a young man growing up in the streets of his native New Jersey.
  • Christopher Bache
    Christopher was Director of Transformative Learning at the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California. He is presently Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Youngtstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He is also adjunct faculty at California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco.
  • Christopher Cowan
    Christopher is co-author of Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership and Change. His emphasis is on making this complex theory practical, applicable, and deliverable to a wide range of groups who are seeking results at the bottom line, the top line, and with the complicated and often overlooked human factors in between.
  • Dalmar Fisher
    Dalmar's primary research interests are in the field of managerial effectiveness, managerial development, the relationship between human development in adulthood and managerial performance, and social science research paradigms in organizational behavior.
  • Daniel Lanois
    Daniel vividly cinematic new album Belladonna does take you on a journey, a journey without words. Instrumental music "can speak louder than singing," Lanois explains. "It leaves a window of opportunity for someone to use their imagination and build their own scenario. You can make your own movie."
  • David Deida
    David is acknowledged as one of the world's most insightful and provocative spiritual teachers of our time. He means to revolutionize the way that men and women grow spiritually and sexually.
  • David Gilmour
    David Jon Gilmour March 6, 1946 is an English guitarist and vocalist with British rock band Pink Floyd and has also released solo material and collaborated with many others. Following the departure of Roger Waters in the mid-eighties, Gilmour effectively assumed control of the band. Gilmour was born and grew up in Cambridge.
  • David Rooke
    David co-founded Harthill in 1985, has published several books (with Bill Torbert) and has been published (April 2005) in the Harvard Business Review. His work on leadership development and organisational development is ground breaking.
  • David Steindl-Rast
    David has been a practicing Benedictine monk for over half a century and was one of the first Vatican-sanctioned delegates to participate in Buddhist-Christian dialogue.
  • Deepak Chopra
    Deepak is acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, he continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health.
  • Don Beck
    "Einstein said that the problems we have created cannot be solved with the same thinking that created them. And this is the hope that we have: that in the very dangerous and precarious global situations that we are in today, we could prepare the breeding ground and the fertile soil and the habitats to generate what the next models of existence will be. We have reached that stage where our successes and our failures have produced problems that we simply cannot solve, in the old Einsteinian sense, at the same level that they were created. Now is the time to begin once again, as Clare W. Graves would say, this never-ending quest of ours."
  • Dr. Dre
    Dr. Dre was responsible for moving away from the avant-noise and political stance of Public Enemy and Boogie Down Productions as well as the party vibes of old-school rap. Instead, Dre pioneered gangsta rap and his own variation of the sound, G-funk. BDP's early albums.
  • Edgar Schein
    Edgar is Professor of Management at M.I.T. and is considered one of the a 'founders' of organisational psychology.
  • Edwin McMahon
    While completing their doctoral studies at the University of Ottawa during the late 1960’s, Edwin McMahon and Peter Campbell brought together their complementary backgrounds in psychotherapy, Ignatian spirituality, the psychological investigation of religion, philosophy, and Christian theology to begin forming a unique synthesis.
  • Eminem
    Marshall Mathews was once considered a protégé of Dr. Dre. Rapper Eminem emerged in 1999 as one of the most controversial rappers to ever grace the genre. Using his biting wit and incredible skills to vent on everything from his unhappy childhood to his contempt for the mainstream media.
  • Frances Vaughan
    Frances is the author of several books integrating psychology and spiritual growth. She is a pioneer in the field of transpersonal psychology, and has studied several spiritual traditions.
  • Fred Kofman
    Fred Kofman is Axialent's co-founder and President. In 1992 he founded Leading Learning Communities, a consulting company specializing in leadership and organizational learning.
  • Gangaji
    Gangaji, an American born teacher and author, has traveled the globe since 1990, speaking with spiritual seekers from all walks of life. Her message is powerful in its clarity and simplicity: True peace and lasting fulfillment are not only our birthright, they are the essential nature of our being. Gangaji invites you to discover the possibility of living your life in the freedom and joy of simply being.
  • Genpo Roshi
    Dennis discovered the Big Mind Process. It is a non-threatening technique which uses the ego instead of trying to destroy it.
  • Glenda Eoyang
    Glenda is a pioneer in the application of chaos and complexity theories to organizational development and management practice. In her current role as president of Chaos Limited, she speaks, publishes, and consults internationally.
  • Hameed Ali
    A. Hameed Ali was born in Kuwait in 1944. At the age of eighteen, he moved to the USA to study at the University of California in Berkeley. Hameed was woorking on his Ph.D. in physics when he reached a turning point in his life and destiny that led him more and more into inquiring into the psychological and spiritual aspects of human nature.
  • Jackson Browne
    Jackson has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music. With classic albums including Late For The Sky, The Pretender, Running On Empty, and For Everyman, and songs like "Doctor My Eyes," "Rock Me On The Water," and "Lives In The Balance," he has defined a genre of songwriting that is charged with grace, honesty, emotion and personal politics.
  • Jackson Crittenden
    Jackson is the author of Beyond Individualism: Reconstituting the Liberal Self (1992) and of Democracy’s Midwife: An Education in Deliberation (2002). He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant, as well as a Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship. His teaching and research interests focus on political theory and the conceptions of the self and, more broadly, on political theory and themes of human nature.
  • Jacob Needleman
    Jacob is a professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University and the author of many books, including The American Soul, The Wisdom of Love, Time and the Soul, The Heart of Philosophy, Lost Christianity, and Money and the Meaning of Life.
  • Jenny Wade
    Jenny is a research psychologist, educator, and organization development consultant whose practice is dedicated to the maximization of human potential individually and collectively. She is presently Senior Consultant with Nova Consulting, Inc., a company devoted to the healthy transformation of individuals, groups, and large systems.
  • John Brockman
    John is a cultural impresario whose career has encompassed the avant-garde art world, science, books, software, and the Internet. In the 1960s he coined the word "intermedia" and pioneered "intermedia kinetic environments" in art, theatre, and commerce, while also consulting for clients such as General Electric, Columbia Pictures, Scott Paper, The Pentagon, and the White House.
  • John Forman
    John has advised organizational leadership and management in areas ranging from change management and executive coaching to strategic planning, organizational development, cultural diversity and complex communications issues.
  • John Gage
    John is Chief Researcher and Vice President of the Science Office for Sun Microsystems, an international information technology company based in California. He was one of the founders of Sun, in 1982, when a group of students and professors from Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley joined to create open systems in hardware and software.
  • John Hay
    John is the president of The Rocky Mountain Spiritual Fellowship and past trustee of the Urantia Foundation.
  • Joseph Jaworski
    Joseph has devoted much of his life to exploring the deeper dimensions of transformational leadership. As chairman of Generon Consulting and cofounder of the Global Leadership Initiative, Joseph collaborates with leaders who understand that their personal journey is inextricably linked to their organization’s future, and works with clients on large-scale organization transformation.
  • Ken Wilber
    Ken is one of the greatest philosophers of this century and arguably the greatest theoreticians of all time.
  • Larry Dossey
    Larry brings the experience of a practicing internist and the soul of a poet to the discourse into the nature and the future of medicine.
  • Marc Gafni
    Marc's work as a dynamic voice in Israeli and international religious life and spirituality has earned him the reputation as a modern philosopher and spiritual master: wise, compassionate, inspired, and universal.
  • Marilyn Schlitz
    Marilyn is Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and senior scientist at the Geraldine Brush Cancer Research Institute at the California Pacific Medical Center.
  • Michael Crichton
    Michael is called "the father of the techno-thriller," his novels include The Andromeda Strain, Congo, Jurassic Park , Timeline, Prey and State of Fear.
  • Michael Lissack
    Michael is the director of the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence (ISCE) and an Internet entrepreneur. He lectures on business and public policy at the Central European University in Budapest. Dr. Lissack is also the founder and chairman of Knowledge Ventures Inc.
  • Michael Murphy
    Michael cofounded The Esalen Institute in 1962 on California's Big Sur coast, joining together lay people and experts in many fields to explore the human potential. He is the author of Golf in the Kingdom and The Future of the Body), and the co-author of In the Zone, The Life We Are Given, and The Physical and Psychological Effects of Meditation.
  • Mitchell Kapor
    Mitchell is the President and Chair of the Open Source Applications Foundation. He has been at the forefront of the information technology revolution for a generation as an entrepreneur, investor, social activist, and philanthropist.
  • Otto Scharmer
    Otto is cofounder of the Leadership Lab for Social Responsibility in Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he also lectures. He is a visiting professor at the Center for Innovation and Knowledge Research, Helsinki School of Economics and a faculty member of the Fujitsu Global Knowledge Institute in Tokyo. He studies leadership, organizational learning, and the dynamics of multi-stakeholder dialogue, collaboration, and change.
  • Parker Palmer
    Parker is known for his work in education, spirituality and social change in institutions including schools, community organizations, primary, secondary and higher education, and business and corporations. He is author of six books, including Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of Vocation (2000) , and The Active Life: Wisdom for Work Creativity and Caring
  • Peter Gabriel
    Peter has earned a worldwide reputation for his innovative work as a musician, writer and video maker. When at school, he co-founded the band Genesis, which he left in 1975. His albums, live performances and videos since then have won him a succession of awards.
  • Peter Schwartz
    Peter is cofounder and chairman of Global Business Network, a Monitor Group company, and a partner of the Monitor Group, a family of professional services firms devoted to enhancing client competitiveness. An internationally renowned futurist and business strategist, Peter specializes in scenario planning, working with corporations, governments, and institutions to create alternative perspectives of the future and develop robust strategies for a changing and uncertain world.
  • Peter Senge
    Peter is the founding chairperson of SoL and a senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Senge is the author of The Fifth Discipline: the Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. He has lectured extensively throughout the world, translating the abstract ideas of systems theory into tools for better understanding of economic and organizational change.
  • Pierre Omidyar
    Pierre launched eBay as an experiment. He wondered, "What would happen within a marketplace if everyone had equal access to information and tools?After eBay's success and its IPO in 1998, Pierre, along with his wife, Pam, co-founded the Omidyar Foundation to fund nonprofits.
  • Ralph Abraham
    Ralph is a Mathematician and chaos theorist since 1958. He is Professor of mathematics at UC Berkeley, Columbia, Princeton, and UC Santa Cruz. He is the founding director of the Visual Math Institute in Santa Cruz, Calif.
  • Ray Kurzweil
    Ray was the principal developer of the first omni-font optical character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first CCD flat-bed scanner, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, the first music synthesizer capable of recreating the grand piano and other orchestral instruments, and the first commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition.
  • Robert Kegan
    Robert is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development. His work explores the possibility and necessity of ongoing psychological transformation in adulthood; the fit between adult capacities and the hidden demands of modern life; and the evolution of consciousness in adulthood and its implications for supporting adult learning, professional development, and adult education.
  • Roger Walsh
    Roger is involved in six research areas: 1) comparison of different schools of psychology and psychotherapy, especially existential, humanistic and cognitive perspectives, 2) studies of Asian psychologies and philosophies, 3) the effects of meditation, 4) transpersonal psychology, which explores exceptional psychological wellbeing, 5) the psychology of religion and 6) the psychology of human survival: an examination of the psychological causes and conseuqences of the current global crises.
  • Samuel Bercholz
    Samuel became a student of Buddhism in 1967 at the age of twenty while attending college in San Francisco. He studied with Venerable Joe Miller at the Buddhist Lecture Hall and then was ordained a Buddhist priest in the Korean Zen tradition. At about the same time he founded (with his dharma friend Michael Fagan) Shambhala Booksellers in Berkeley, California and shortly thereafter, Shambhala Publications.
  • Samuel Bowles
    Samuel's research area concerns the causes and consequences of economic inequality, with emphasis on the relationship between wealth inequalities, incomplete contracts, and governance of economic transactions in firms, markets, families and communities.
  • Saniel Bonder
    Saniel is one in whom the Conscious Principle is awakened, and he is attempting to forge a new path of mutuality in the midst of ordinary, messy, everyday realities.
  • Stan Grof
    Stan is a psychiatrist with over forty years experience of research into non-ordinary states of consciousness and one of the founders and chief theoreticians of transpersonal psychology.
  • Stewart Brand
    Stewart is the president of The Long Now Foundation and co-founder of the All Species Inventory while continuing as a consultant with Global Business Network and serving as a trustee of the Santa Fe Institute
  • Stuart Kauffman
    Stuart is Professor Emeritas at The University of Pennsylvania, External Professor The Santa Fe Institute, and Research Professor Cell Biology and Physiology The University of New Mexico
  • Surya Das
    Surya teaches and lectures around the world, conducting dozens of meditation retreats and workshops each year. Based on his relationship with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Surya Das founded the Western Buddhist Teachers Network.
  • Susanne Cook-Greuter
    Susanne's research centers on life-long learning and transformation in professional and organizational contexts with an emphasis on what makes for effective leadership and adaptation in complex, diverse environments. I am the principal of Harthill USA, a consulting firm promoting developmental solutions to leadership and organizational challenges.
  • Warren Bennis
    Warren is distinguished professor of business administration and founding chairman of the Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.

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